Myrtie Tyson Champagne

Myrtie Tyson Champagne, a native of Freeport, Texas and a resident of Port Sulphur, LA for many years, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014 in Abbeville, LA at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Ralph J. Champagne. Daughter of the late Barty “Joe” Tyson and Emma Gagneaux Tyson. Sister of Martha Tyson Stella, the late Ola Mae Tyson and Wayne Tyson. Loving mother of David J. Champagne and wife Annette R. Champagne, Susan C. Delahoussaye and her husband Danny Delahoussaye, Paul L. Champagne and wife Theresa C. Champagne and Thomas J. Champagne and wife Debra Y. Champagne. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends attended a visitation held at St. Mary Church in Raceland, LA on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. A mass of Christian burial followed. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Raceland, LA. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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